1 Killed and 1 Hospitalized in Rancho Santa Margarita Crash on Northbound Highway 241
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA (March 30, 2021) – Friday morning, a person suffered injuries in a fatal accident on northbound Highway 241.
According to California Highway Patrol, a Ford F450 truck traveled at around 75 mph. Then, it rear-ended a Ford van that had stopped on northbound Highway 241.
Reports revealed that the force of the impact ejected a person from the van. Thus, paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
Furthermore, responders transported another person to Orange County Global Medical Center with minor injuries.
Also, the F450 truck driver pulled over the right shoulder of the road after the incident.
Moreover, authorities believe that alcohol or drugs played a role in the fatal incident.
The identity of the victim is being withheld, pending notification to the next of kin.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
Dealing with The Loss after an Auto Accident
While assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in a time of a devastating loss, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step towards closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate moments. Moreover, our law group is well-versed in the legal justice system and has no problem overcoming challenges. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate, while we determine the ideal approach to getting you the restitution you deserve. The financial toll the loss of a loved one has brought will be covered with us. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.